Travel news digest for October 21
Significant news of the past day – tours to Egypt appeared on sale. Pegas Turistik offered to fly to Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh with a transfer in Antalya. Other tour operators are promoting tours through Istanbul and Cairo. Whose offer will be the most attractive for tourists? Examined the prices.
You can also get to the resorts of the Red Sea through Minsk. Moreover, the republic has introduced new rules for transit passengers. From October 22, foreign citizens or stateless persons traveling to other countries through Belarus will not need a certificate of absence of COVID-19 at the border. Also, they will not be affected by the requirements for 10-day self-isolation.
The UAE is another of the few favorite and accessible destinations for Russian tourists. Tourists who are planning to fly to Dubai should take care of extended COVID-19 insurance. Insulation here can go for $ 1400. Russian tour operators told the TourDom.ru portal about the specifics of organizing quarantine in Dubai for tourists who have been diagnosed with coronavirus upon arrival.
There is news from the most popular foreign direction among Russians at the moment, though not very encouraging. Prices in small hotels in Turkey could skyrocket as early as next year. Ministry of Culture and Tourism the country has expanded the list of hotels that will have to receive a special certificate from local authorities to receive foreign tourists. Will hoteliers recoup their money by raising hotel prices?
Several interesting topics for discussion have emerged in passenger aviation. Aeroflot has decided to change its travel document processing policy. The airline will not charge a fee for changing tickets for Economy Class flights.
In general, air travel is gradually returning to the usual dock-like mode. Emirates airlines from November 1, will restore on all its routes the normal diet of passengers on board, which was in effect before the onset of the pandemic. All classes will offer a full-fledged menu of several dishes with soft and alcoholic drinks, and the choice of the latter will be habitually wide.
Even Father Frost’s homeland can be reached by plane.
Veliky Ustyug will take over the aircraft after the completion of the airport reconstruction.